Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: W. Schortman
Year Of Registration: 1952
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1954
Seedling Number: 46-1-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Medium blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1954
Award of Merit: 1956

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Chivalry X light blue sdlg from Sierra Blue
Child plants: 14 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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